Curriculum:

Online Master of Science in Management

The curriculum consists of 32 credit hours (22 core credits and 10 elective credits) designed to provide students with a solid business foundation. In Fall/Spring, courses are taught in 8-week modules. In Summer A/B courses are taught in 6 weeks.

Most graduate business courses are worth 2 credits. The weekly time commitment varies by course. For a two-credit course, students will typically spend between 6-10 hours per week on lectures, readings, and assignments, etc. Full-time and part-time curriculum options are available.

Upon completion of the required curriculum, students are awarded a Master of Science degree with a major in Management.


Core Courses

Core courses are designed for students without prior business knowledge.

22 Credits

  • ACG 5005 Financial Accounting
  • ACG 5075 Managerial Accounting
  • BUL6852 International Business Law
  • ECP 5702 Managerial Economics
  • FIN 5437 Finance I: Asset Value Risk Return
  • GEB 5212 Professional Writing (1 credit)
  • GEB 5215 Professional Communication (1 credit)
  • MAN 5246 Organizational Behavior
  • MAN6617 International Operations/Logistics
  • MAN 6636 Global Strategic Management
  • MAR 5806 Marketing Management
  • QMB 5304 Intro. Managerial Statistics

Elective Courses

10 Credits
Choose from a variety of business electives.

Module 1 (late August - mid-October)
  • ENT6008 Entrepreneurial Opportunity
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
  • GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business
Fall Break
  • GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience
Module 2 (late October - mid-December)
  • ECO5745 Global Trade & Policy
  • FIN6638 International Finance
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
  • ENT6930 Strategic Entrepreneurship (cannot take if taking MAN6636)
Full-semester
  • ENT6930 Business Plan Lab
Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
  • MAR6833 Product Development
  • ENT6008 Entrepreneurial Opportunity
  • ENT6930 Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
Spring Break
  • GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience
  • GEB6930 Immersion Trip (Entrepreneurship)
Spring Module 4 (mid-March to early May)
  • MAN6930 Creativity & Innovation
  • ENT6416 Venture Finance
  • ENT6930 International Entrepreneurship (cannot take if taking GEB6366)
  • ENT6930 Strategy & Disruption in Technology Industries
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
Full-semester
  • ENT6930 Business Plan Lab
Spring “Extended” (March – June)
  • GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience
Summer A
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurship Consulting Project
Summer B
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurship Consulting Project
  • ENT6930 Entrepreneurial Selling

Students also have the option to earn elective credit by participating in study abroad programs or taking graduate-level, non-business electives (up to 9 credits).

Curriculum for Online MSM

Follow the curriculum plan below based on your start date.

Fall Year 1
Module 1 (late August - mid-October)
  • ACG5005 Financial Accounting – 2 credits
  • GEB5212 Professional Writing – 1 credit
  • QMB5304 Intro to Managerial Statistics – 2 credits
Module 2 (late October - mid-December)
  • ACG5075 Managerial Accounting (pre-req. ACG5005) – 2 credits
  • GEB5215 Professional Communication – 1 credit
  • MAR5806 Marketing Management – 2 credits
Spring Year 1
Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
  • FIN5437 Finance I: Asset Val Risk Return (pre-req. ACG5005 & ACG5075) – 2 credits
  • ECP5702 Managerial Economics – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Module 4 (mid-March to early May)
  • MAN5246 Organizational Behavior – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Summer Year 1
Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
  • BUL6852 International Business Law – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Summer B (late June - mid August)
  • MAN6617 International Operations/Logistics – 2 credits
  • MAN6636 Global Strategic Management – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Fall Year 1
Module 1 (late August - mid-October)
  • ACG5005 Financial Accounting – 2 credits
  • GEB5212 Professional Writing – 1 credit
Module 2 (late October - mid-December)
  • ACG5075 Managerial Accounting (pre-req. ACG5005) – 2 credits
  • GEB5215 Professional Communication – 1 credit
Spring Year 1
Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
  • FIN5437 Finance I: Asset Val Risk Return (pre-req. ACG5005 & ACG5075) – 2 credits
Module 3 and/or Module 4
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Module 4 (mid-March to early May)
  • MAN5246 Organizational Behavior – 2 credits
Summer Year 1
Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
  • BUL6852 International Business Law – 2 credits
Summer B (late June - mid August)
  • MAN6617 International Operations/Logistics – 2 credits
Fall Year 2
Module 1 (late August - mid-October)
  • QMB5304 Intro to Managerial Statistics – 2 credits
Module 1 and/or Module 2
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Module 2 (late October - mid-December)
  • MAR5806 Marketing Management – 2 credits
Spring Year 2
Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
  • ECP5702 Managerial Economics – 2 credits
Module 3 and/or Module 4
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Summer Year 2
Summer A and/or Summer B
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Summer B (late June - mid August)
  • MAN6636 Global Strategic Management – 2 credits
Spring Year 1
Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
  • ECP5702 Managerial Economics – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Module 4 (mid-March to early May)
  • MAN5246 Organizational Behavior – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Summer Year 1
Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
  • BUL6852 International Business Law – 2 credits
Summer B (late June - mid August)
  • MAN6617 International Operations/Logistics – 2 credits
  • MAN6636 Global Strategic Management – 2 credits
Fall Year 1
Module 1 (late August to mid-October)
  • ACG5005 Financial Accounting – 2 credits
  • GEB5212 Professional Writing – 1 credit
  • QMB5304 Intro to Managerial Statistics – 2 credits
Module 2 (late October to mid-December)
  • ACG5075 Managerial Accounting (pre-req. ACG5005) – 2 credits
  • GEB5215 Professional Communication – 1 credit
  • MAR5806 Marketing Management – 2 credits
Spring Year 2
Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
  • FIN5437 Finance I: Asset Val Risk Return (pre-req. ACG5005 & ACG5075) – 2 credits
Module 3 and/or Module 4
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Spring Year 1
Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
  • ECP5702 Managerial Economics – 2 credits
Module 3 and/or Module 4
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Module 4 (mid-March to early May)
  • MAN5246 Organizational Behavior – 2 credits
Summer Year 1
Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
  • BUL6852 International Business Law – 2 credits
Summer B (late June - mid August)
  • MAN6617 International Operations/Logistics – 2 credits
Fall Year 1
Module 1 (late August to mid-October)
  • ACG5005 Financial Accounting – 2 credits
  • GEB5212 Professional Writing – 1 credit
Module 2 (late October to mid-December)
  • ACG5075 Managerial Accounting (pre-req. ACG5005) – 2 credits
  • GEB5215 Professional Communication – 1 credit
Spring Year 2
Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
  • FIN5437 Finance I: Asset Val Risk Return (pre-req. ACG5005 & ACG5075) – 2 credits
Module 3 and/or Module 4
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Module 4 (Mid-March to Early May)
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Summer Year 2
Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Summer B (late June - mid August)
  • MAN6636 Global Strategic Management – 2 credits
Fall Year 2
Module 1 (late August to mid-October)
  • QMB5304 Intro to Managerial Statistics – 2 credits
Module 1 and/or Module 2
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Module 2 (late October to mid-December)
  • MAR5806 Marketing Management – 2 credits
Summer Year 1
Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
  • BUL6852 International Business Law – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Summer B (late June - mid August)
  • MAN6617 International Operations/Logistics – 2 credits
  • MAN6636 Global Strategic Management – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Fall Year 1
Module 1 (late August to mid-October)
  • ACG5005 Financial Accounting – 2 credits
  • GEB5212 Professional Writing – 1 credit
  • QMB5304 Intro to Managerial Statistics – 2 credits
Module 2 (late October to mid-December)
  • ACG5075 Managerial Accounting (pre-req. ACG5005) – 2 credits
  • GEB5215 Professional Communication – 1 credit
  • MAR5806 Marketing Management – 2 credits
Spring Year 1
Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
  • FIN5437 Finance I: Asset Val Risk Return (pre-req. ACG5005 & ACG5075) – 2 credits
  • ECP5702 Managerial Economics – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Module 4 (mid-March to early May)
  • MAN5246 Organizational Behavior – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Summer Year 1
Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
  • BUL6852 International Business Law – 2 credits
Summer B (late June - mid August)
  • MAN6617 International Operations/Logistics – 2 credits
Fall Year 1
Module 1 (late August to mid-October)
  • ACG5005 Financial Accounting – 2 credits
  • GEB5212 Professional Writing – 1 credit
Module 2 (late October to mid-December)
  • ACG5075 Managerial Accounting (pre-req. ACG5005) – 2 credits
  • GEB5215 Professional Communication – 1 credit
Spring Year 1
Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
  • FIN5437 Finance I: Asset Val Risk Return (pre-req. ACG5005 & ACG5075) – 2 credits
Module 4 (mid-March to early May)
  • MAN5246 Organizational Behavior – 2 credits
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Summer Year 2
Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Summer B (late June - mid August)
  • MAN6636 Global Strategic Management – 2 credits
Fall Year 2
Module 1 (late August to mid-October)
  • QMB5304 Intro to Managerial Statistics – 2 credits
Module 1 and/or Module 2
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Module 2 (late October to mid-December)
  • MAR5806 Marketing Management – 2 credits
Spring Year 2
Module 3 (early January to mid-March)
  • ECP5702 Managerial Economics – 2 credits
Module 3 and/or Module 4
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits
Module 4 (mid-March to early May)
  • Graduate Business Elective – 2 credits